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good morning, america. breaking news for our viewers in the west. white house shakeup. the communications director has resigned as president trump's son-in-law caught in the cross hairs with bad communications with russia. democrats and republicans express concerns. >> some administration officials are saying well, that's standard procedure. i don't think it is. >> new question this is morning. >> overnight devastating storms tear through the southeast injuring more than a dozen people. winds topping 60 miles an hour. flipping over homes one with a woman inside. the severe storms on the move. the northeast on alert right now. >> tiger woods under arrest. the golfing great taken into custody for driving under the influence. he's speaking out now claiming alcohol was not involved. can the superstar ever make a comeback? ♪ can't touch this
and base-brawl. the moment a giants pitcher throws a 98-mile-an-hour pitch right into a nationals star's hip. >> here we go. harper's charging the mound. >> the helmet flying, the two exchanging blows and both benches clearing as a massive fight erupts on the pitcher's mound. >> this is a good one, folks. >> batter and pitcher ejected. >> he's not going away. he is a big, strong dude. >> what those players are now saying this morning. ♪ can't touch this good morning, america. what a fight there on the baseball field. the giants pitcher, hunter strickland, you saw him, had to be dragged from the mound to the dugout from his teammates after exchanging punches with the nationals slugger bryce harper. >> this grudge goes back to 2014 when harper hit two home runs off strickland and this is the first time they've seen each
other since. >> two strong guys throwing hard punches. >> you don't want to be in the middle of that. >> a lot more on that coming up. breaking news out of washington and learned the communication director has resigned and could be the first move in a shake-up. new questions about the russia investigation and senator john mccain is calling vladimir putin a bigger threat than isis. and president trump appearing to throw his full support behind jared kushner who is now under investigation for trying to set up that back channel to communicate with russia. a lot is going on and our senior white house correspondent cecilia vega starts us off with all the latest from the white house. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. as you said, mike dubke's resignation was expected after three months on the job, could be part of a larger communications shake-up to start. president trump came home to a political crisis. white house aides here have been huddled over the weekend in full damage control mode. this morning, under increased scrutiny, the white house is
bracing for a shake-up. possibly in the mix, the president's former campaign manager corey lewandowski and former deputy campaign manager david bossie, both spotted leaving the white house on memorial day. over the holiday weekend, daughter ivanka seen at the white house too with the very lawyer president trump hired to handle the russia investigation. >> mr. president, did jared try to set up a back channel to the russians? >> reporter: those sightings happening after questions mount over why the president's son-in-law and adviser jared kushner attempted to create a communication back channel with the russian ambassador. kushner is not a target of the fbi's russia probe. the white house is insisting he did nothing wrong. >> it's both normal in my opinion and acceptable. >> reporter: but some members of the president's party are raising concern. >> my view of it is i don't like it. i just don't. i know that some administration officials are saying, well, that's standard procedure. i don't think it's standard procedure.
>> reporter: the president saying russian officials must be laughing at the u.s. and how a lame excuse for why the democrats lost the election has taken over fake news. but some say it might be time for kushner to take a leave of absence. ♪ in public, the president sticking to the script giving his first remarks since returning from overseas honoring fallen troops and their families on memorial day. >> it is because of families like yours that all of our families can live in safety and live in peace. >> reporter: now, with all of these questions mounting there's been talk here at the white house about the administration holding fewer press briefings, sean spicer does hold one today, george. it will be his first on-camera press briefing in 15 days. >> yeah, a lot surprised at that and thought maybe he wasn't coming back to do that. we'll talk more about that now with our chief white house correspondent jonathan karl and dan abrams. jon, let's begin with jared kushner. you reported on sunday that he was under some pressure to take
a leave of absence but he and the president pushing back pretty hard now. >> reporter: well, the president pushed back with a statement over the weekend saying he has complete confidence in jared kushner. but we are hearing his people in the west wing concerned that this will be such a big distraction for him, the fact that he is really now at the center of the russia investigation, not a target, george, no indication he will become a target, but clearly in the middle of the investigation a person of interest and you do have people very close to the president saying can he really do all of that and keep the massive portfolio that he has at the white house. very little indication that kushner himself wants to turn it down or the president wants him to. >> and you also have "the washington post" reporting this morning that jared kushner gets his own security clearances and some democrats say he should lose his security clearance. >> reporter: like other senior officials here in the west wing, he gets regular intelligence briefings, and you heard most recently from the top democrat on the house intelligence committee that that clearance that he has that enables him to
get those briefings should be revoked. that's another way of saying he should basically leave or dramatically downscale what he does given the work he does on national security, and the importance of the role he plays those intelligence briefings are absolutely essential to being able to advise the president. >> let's talk to dan abrams about the legal side. as jon said, so far jared kushner not announced as a target of the investigation. what kind of legal vulnerabilities does he face? >> well, right now there is no legal issue, crime that we know of that he may have committed. we can talk about possibilities. let's remember, the key here that we're talking about is what did jared kushner do before donald trump became president? people are saying, oh, you know, back channels are normal. back channels are normal. the question is, is it normal to have a back channel before he becomes president? the answer to that is, no. >> is it normal to communicate through russian channels. >> exactly. and so the question there becomes, why? and who ordered it? why was he having these meetings with russian officials?
who asked him to have these meetings? why is that important? that becomes important in the bigger scandal regarding russia and the question there is, who was he talking to about what? >> we know he was talking to a russian banker as well who is close to vladimir putin. the banker says this was about business, kushner's business dealings. the white house says he was acting as a transition official. >> look, that is a conflict but i think he would be better off if he was doing this as a private citizen because the bottom line is, you simply can't start doing business in the government before you're in the government. when you've been inaugurated, you're president and then you have your team. when you're part of the transition team you have to be very careful in terms of what you do. you asked about the law. there is the logan act which we talked about before. >> you can't do diplomacy on your own. >> that's right. you can't do it as a private citizen. >> we saw the announcement. mike dubke is out. broader changes could be coming
as well and there had been talk about the president getting off twitter. this morning he is at it again, taking on germany and talking about the russian story. >> reporter: absolutely. i think there's talk getting the president off twitter before inaugurated. hasn't happened. look what he's doing in terms of germany. he says we have a massive trade deficit with germany. plus they pay far less than they should on nato and the military. very bad for the u.s. this will change. so keeping that battle up with angela merkel. >> said the russians must be laughing at the u.s. now as well. jon karl, thanks very much. all right, and now overseas and new challenge from north korea conducting its third ballistic missile test in just over three weeks. analysts saying that with each new test the north appears to be getting closer to its goal of building a missile that could reach the u.s. with a nuclear weapon. let's bring in abc's chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz. and, martha, tell us what we know about the latest test and how concerned u.s. defense officials are. >> reporter: amy, there is growing concern. this was a short-range ballistic
missile but with every missile test the north koreans learn something, and this one was a success. we're getting the first images from north korea just this morning showing the launch with leader kim jong-un supervising the test. the missile traveled several hundred miles into the sea of japan right between north korea and japan, amy. >> what is the white house saying, martha, right now, and what are the options for a possible u.s. response to this? >> reporter: well, president trump is tweeting about his displeasure but this is the ninth missile test since he took office. but today the u.s. is trying something for the first time, a test of an intercept of a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile. the mock warhead launched from a pacific island with the ground-based intercepter launched from a base in california. if that intercept is successful, the so-called kill vehicle will stop the mock warhead in midflight over the pacific. there have been successes of
shorter range tests but not the long-range tests, amy. >> we just heard president trump tweeting again about germany this morning. let's turn to german chancellor angela merkel suggesting europe might not be able to completely rely on the u.s. after meeting with president trump. talk about the impact on u.s./german relations. >> well, this comes after the g7 summit which, of course, president trump attended. angela merkel saying the times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over, she said, and so all i can say is that we europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands. germany has not responded to the latest president trump tweets, however, amy. >> stay tuned for that. martha raddatz, thanks so much. michael. we're going to go to that severe weather breaking out along the east coast overnight. the storms bringing wind, rain and hail. injuring more than a dozen people, and ginger has all the latest. good morning. >> good morning. daunting images coming out of the county east of fayetteville, north carolina. see that staircase there? there used to be a mobile home behind it.
you can see it in the background twisted and tossed. and look at this other video. several structures, up to 18 homes were changed and were flipped and you can see the very latest coming in just an hour ago or so. all of these images from the overnight damaging winds or tornado. we'll learn more about that later. i really want to warn everybody about the cold front, pennsylvania and new york in the threat region today. damaging wind our main threat later this afternoon and evening. michael. >> i'm waiting to throw it to ginger and she says everything is perfect. sunny everywhere. >> we won't be here. that won't happen. >> all right, ginger, thank you. new developments in that deadly train attack in oregon. the suspect due in court facing charges for killing two good samaritans who reportedly tried to stop him from harassing women as he went on an anti-muslim rant. president trump saying the violent attacks are unacceptable. the victims were standing up to hate and intolerance. our prayers are with them. abc's clayton sandell is in portland with more on this developing story. good morning, clayton.
>> reporter: good morning, amy. this is the courthouse where the suspect will be arraigned later this morning. detectives say they're getting lots of tips about this suspect's behavior even before this alleged attack. a brutal crime against good samaritans just trying to help out strangers. this morning, the man police say is responsible for a stabbing spree on a portland train last friday set to be arraigned in court charged with two counts of aggravated murder, one count of attempted murder. >> one was stabbed in the neck. the other in the stomach. >> reporter: according to police 35-year-old jeremy christian targeted two young female riders one wearing a hijab allegedly taunting them with anti-muslim rantings. >> he told us to go back to saudi arabia and to get out of his country. >> reporter: that's when three good samaritans stepped in trying to calm him down but according to police, christian stabbed them. two of those men, 23-year-old taliesin myrddin namkai-meche and 53-year-old army veteran ricky best were killed. the third, 21-year-old micah
fletcher surviving sent home from the hospital overnight releasing this statement. i want the muslim community to know that they have a home here in portland and are loved. i want to honor the families of those who lost their brave fathers, sons and brothers. his mother met and thanked the man who saved her son. >> he's sitting there screaming out somebody help me, help me, i've been stabbed. >> if he hadn't been there, then there would be three dead people today. >> reporter: the suspect has a known criminal history and his extremist views on display last month in this facebook video. >> i'm the dude that promoted shooting anyone that tries to disarm you. >> reporter: and this morning the teenage son of ricky best remembering his father. >> i miss him. we all miss him. he was a hero. >> reporter: and christian's former lawyer from an old case says he appeared to suffer from mental health issues. if he is convicted of aggravated
murder he could face the death penalty. george. >> you can see a clear contrast between hatred and heroism. clayton, thanks very much. we move on to a scuffle inside the texas legislature over the state's new law that cracks down on sanctuary cities. tempers boiled over after immigration services was called on protestors. senior justice correspondent pierre thomas has the details. good morning. >> reporter: george, good morning. immigration remains the hot button issue, tensions rising in texas as the debate about the role of local police in helping to enforce federal immigration law intensifies. hundreds of protesters descending on the texas capitol interrupting lawmakers opposing the state's new law banning so-called sanctuary cities passed earlier this month. the protesters getting inside the house gallery sparking a scuffle between legislators. one state representative told others that he'd called the immigration and customs enforcement on the protesters. >> you did what? and he said, yeah, i called i.c.e. >> reporter: the texas law requires cities to comply with
federal authorities that request local law enforcement detain those suspected of being in the country illegally and allows officers to ask anyone they're detaining about their immigration status. something critics say is an invitation for racial profiling. the trump administration is trying to withhold federal funding to sanctuary cities, those that limit cooperation with federal immigration enforcement. the administration issued an executive order in january tying billions in federal funding to immigration enforcement, an order that was blocked last month by a federal judge. some cities including new york, philadelphia and chicago are opposing the trump administration immigration crackdown. the justice department is threatening to deny grants to those cities who don't comply. amy. >> all right, pierre thomas, thank you. now to a tragic incident at a zoo in england where a tiger killed a zookeeper. an investigation is now under way, and abc's alex perez has the story. >> reporter: this morning this zoo is investigating how one of its tigers killed a staff member. identified by the bbc as 33-year-old rosa king in what
the park is calling a freak accident. monday morning police responded to a call for a serious incident at the hammerton zoo park in england. an animal center located 80 miles outside london. officers and even a medical helicopter racing to the scene. >> we heard a scream and then one of the zookeepers shouted run to us. >> reporter: the zoo saying its staff is distressed, adding that at no point during the incident did any animals escape their enclosures and that at no point was public safety affected in any way. king, who was passionate about animals, defended the conservation efforts zoos provide for malayan tigers. >> malayan tigers, only 300 left in the wild and they've been poached. at least they're safe here and we can work on increasing the numbers. >> reporter: this isn't the first time a trainer has been hurt while working with zoo animals. just last october, a close call for an animal trainer at a florida fair viciously attacked by a tiger while students
watched the horror unfold. the trainer's partner quickly stepping in helping save her from its jaws. >> he never bit. it was never a vicious attack. he never growled. he just oh, let's play, we're playing? >> reporter: officials say the tiger involved in the attack is alive and investigators now working to figure out what exactly what went wrong here, amy. >> alex perez, thanks so much. we appreciate it. you have more on a little fight that went on in the baseball field. >> we'll switch gears and talk about the base-brawl, everybody. take a look at this bench-clearing brawl between a san francisco giant and a washington national. you saw that pitch right there thrown by hunter strickland, 98 miles per hour into the hip of washington nationals slugger bryce harper. it's going to leave a bruise. as soon as he was struck harper flung his helmet, charged the mound. the two traded punches and the benches cleared. both of those men were ejected from the game, and afterwards harper said you never want to get suspended but sometimes you just got to go and get him. >> i'm surprised he can move after taking that.
>> that looks painful. don't want to be that guy. >> back to ginger. a lot of cold weather. where is the hope? >> oh my goodness, i do have hope somewhere in here. elmira, new york, state college, harrisburg, rochester in the damaging wind threat later this afternoon and evening as the line comes through. cooler forecast is going to end for a brief period. look at this. finally warming up because we had such a cool memorial day along the east coast. so many folks, central park for example, had its coolest memorial day since 2004. we'll look at the numbers. they start to go up well into the 70s in some spots, even d.c. hitting into the 80s. things are looking up. i can be nice sometimes.
hello, i'm abc 7 news meteorologist mike nicco. clouds and sunshine and cooler-than-average again today and breezy. drizzle, a chance of light showers tonight, summer warmth still headed our way this weekend. today's temperatures upper 50s along the coast and san francisco, mid to upper 60s around the bay and low to mid-70s in our inland neighborhoods. tonight you can see the green out there, that's some of the light showers, cloudy for everybody, 52 to 59. my accuwe i'm nice only for a short time, michael, because the two-week outlook looks a little cool. i'll show you that, yeah, coming up. >> it's june. >> i'm sorry. >> it's not her fault. >> i know. >> okay. >> we love ginger. >> thank you. the latest on tiger woods arrested for dui. he's speaking out saying alcohol
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all right. temperatures 50 to 57 for us. sounds like the last couple of days. you have to be up 2,700 feet to see sunshine. may gray keep us below average, the big story. and the arrival delays averaging an hour right now at sfo. exercising, nothing extreme as far as heat. sunshine, yeah, could be tough this afternoon. sunny at times out and about and on the bay, a small craft advisory at noon. temperatures steady wednesday and thursday. slight chance of showers and drizzle tonight. warm finally friday. >> thank you, mike. coming up, espn has the latest on the arrest of tiger woods. that is next on "gma." we'll have another update at 30 minutes and news app and abc7news.com. join us every weekday mornings
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♪ well that, is quite an entrance. welcome back to "gma." you are looking at an official delivering the game ball at a huge soccer game in portugal on what definitely appears to be a hoverboard made of drones. a lot more coming up on the big board. was he controlling that? >> yes. >> every person who has a drone in my house, we've had i couple, they're all in the trees. we can't get them back. >> at least you're all healthy. >> being on top of one of those drones. >> and shoulder pads he was wearing are optional. >> more on that coming up. breaking news out of washington, we've learned the white house communications director mike dubke has resigned. could be the first move in a greater shakeup as president trump appears to stand by his senior adviser and son-in-law jared kushner who has become a focus in the russia investigation. north carolina cleaning up
from major damage this morning after winds topping 60 miles an hour tore through overnight injuring at least 14 people. now severe storms ginger told us heading to the northeast. >> we are going to begin this half hour with tiger woods speaking out about being arrested for a suspected dui in florida. he's now denying alcohol was involved and abc's gio benitez is in jupiter, florida, with more. what you got, gio? >> reporter: hey, michael, good morning to you. this is the intersection where tiger woods was stopped and arrested, in fact, it happened right over there in the middle of the night monday and this morning, he insists that alcohol was not involved. late this morning police releasing details saying woods had to be woken up and his speech was slow and slurred and had no alcohol odor and the breathalyzer test came back with a .0. if 41 saying alcohol was not involved.
quote what happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications. i didn't realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly. that mugshot a stark contrast to woods' iconic career. winning 79 pga tour events, 14 majors and his reign coming to a screeching halt after an suv crash outside his home in 2009. revealing a public cheating scandal leading to a public divorce with his wife and sponsorship losses worth tens of millions of dollar. >> i am deeply sorry for my selfish behavior. >> in recent years the golfer undergoing four back surgeries. the most recent this april. >> tiger the golfer has played three tournaments worldwide in two year. >> reporter: woods talking about the health struggles. >> the mind is sharp.
>> reporter: with woods facing criminal charges espn says the golfer is forced to confront a new dilemma. >> his resume means close to nothing at this particular moment in time because all anybody is focused on is the collapse from such greatness to utter disgrace. >> reporter: us just too early to know what punishment he could face but florida law mentions the possibility of jail time michael. >> thank you gio. tom thank you for joining us. we all know tiger said alcohol wasn't involved. it was prescription medication. so what do you make of all of this? >> i think, unfortunately, the mug shot which we all saw when many people woke up early memorial day morning when the news broke and saw it speaks volumes. and right now we don't know any more details from the police report. there's a possibility we will know more as the day goes on. but certainly to be arrested at
3:00 a.m. obviously released at 10:00 a.m. that morning, again, the mug shot speaks volumes for this particular moment in tiger woods' weekend. >> hard to get that mug shot out of your mind. and tiger woods has struggled on the golf course the last few years, but in his personal life we've seen him get back on track. how big of a setback is this? >> i think you can look at it in a few different ways. woods is by any account a very devoted father, he's somebody who takes his kids to school and picks them up as millions of other parents do. he has a very functional relationship and loving one with his kids but now his children are of an age where he'll have to explain what happened this weekend. and i think that obviously brings a new level of responsibility and challenge and he talks about in the statement in addition to prescription medications that he felt this was a reaction to that he's let down his family and his friends and now again it's a new level of accountability to talk to his children about it.
>> yeah, and in february he pulled out of a tournament, in april he had the fourth of recent back surgeries. >> yes. >> and when he was here last time i asked physically and mentally do you think you'll ever be able to get back, without hesitation he said absolutely. how do you feel about that? >> a couple of things. we were talking about this a moment ago. you spent time with him in march a couple of months ago and said, boy, seemed solid. his outlook was bright. but when you look at what's happened since that first back surgery in 2014, 19 worldwide events since then, okay, 19, seven missed cuts. three withdrawals, one top ten in four years for tiger woods. this is a guy in 2013 who was number one. >> dominated. >> in the world. there are so many questions, michael including the most fundamental one, not will he catch jack. not will he win another major. not will he win again. can he put together four consecutive competitive rounds at the highest level on the pga
tour and right now there's a mystery surrounding his competitive life which has only been compounded by this incident in his personal life. >> well, i think everybody who watches both will hear a lot more to the story. >> a lot of people in the world of golf without question pulling for tiger woods. not only because of all he's done for the game but there's a lot of people who care about him. >> a lot of people outside the game like myself pulling for him as well. >> exactly. >> tom, thank you very much. appreciate it. george. >> thank you, guys. coming up a new look at the embattled seaworld. will the replacement for the popular shamu show be a flop or a hit? popular shamu show be a flop or a hit?
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presentation was already in the works when they decided to end their popular orca show six months ago. they say they're now using the whales in an educational capacity but critics warn nothing has really changed. seaworld's iconic killer whale show just got a little less splashy. this weekend the san diego park debuting a new educational presentation called orca encounter to replace what was once one of its biggest attractions. the so-called shamu show. orca encounter includes a film about the animals' behaviors and while they do breach and splash the audience, tricks are not the focus and trainers no longer ride or swim with the whales. the new show receiving mixed reviews. some calling it informative and poignant. others calling it boring saying it features very little action using the orcas. this just the latest change at seaworld. the park announcing last year it would no longer breed its orcas following public outcry.
the park has been trying to revamp its image following years of declining revenue, lagging attendance and negative publicity brought on by the 2013 documentary "blackfish" which took a critical look at whales in captivity specifically tilikum involved in three deaths including trainer dawn brancheau in 2010. you think they're living a full, happy life? >> absolutely. it's so important to educate people about these animals. otherwise they're not going to care to want to protect them. >> reporter: that film's director feels seaworld has made some progress but not enough. >> they're still swimming around in concrete tanks. my hope would be that seaworld would just kind of embrace the opportunity to truly evolve and to retire these whales into seaside sanctuaries. >> reporter: officials say they have never been more proud how their presenting their animals calling it a pivotal moment and
continue to use the whales as long as they have them in an educational capacity. >> okay, kayna, thanks. let's bring in jack hanna, host of "jack hanna's into the wild" and "wild countdown." is this the fix seaworld needs? >> yes, it's a fix. it is a beautiful fix. some of the things i just heard are totally inaccurate. whales all over the world, seaworld will always be a repository, no one after 50 some years of research can ever top that. this new show, george, i saw it last night on the computer, watched it twice. you know me. you've known me for years. i'm a hyper person. i was drawn to it. how they smell, how they work together. how they communicate. how they hunt. all there in the actual video you see out there in their natural habitat. to make statements is totally inaccurate. they're bred well, the research, you know, george, you can't beat this new thing they've done. >> you saw it. obviously you love it. you heard some of those critics say it was boring. what do you think that this is not offering that people were seeing before?
>> what do they want? they talk about releasing the whales back in the pens. look at the results. a lot of them kill themselves. not only are they in great shape we have to understand something, touch the heart to reach the mind. we have to understand what these whales are. in case you see a whale you fall in love with these animals. they're beautiful and for someone to tell me in the wild they do research, yes, they're good researchers but they know everything about the whale. how long they live, what they've eaten. the education there over the years is vital. this new documentary is absolutely unbelievable. i've watched it twice and i'm not a person to sit down and watch anything much on tv. with animals it has to be interesting. i don't know what more they could do. to see them hunt, george, i only filmed that once in 30 years, that is phenomenal. when you watch these animals together work as a group. >> could these animals survive in the wild? >> could these animals survive in the wild? no, i would not do that. they were born in a beautiful situation at seaworld and have every care.
let's talk about the pens or rock walls and stuff. i would not, george, you know me all these years, 40 years of doing this, they take care of their animals than most people throughout the world. they're happy animals. they breed, they eat. no more you could say than see a whale, in 1973 i saw the whales, to this day my girls said, dad, we'll never forget seeing those whales. that's why it's so important what they do. >> strong endorsement from jack. you can see his "wild countdown" saturday mornings on most abc stations. michael. coming up, how safe are you at a water park? new details about what may have led to this scary incident. and is this the future way to get around? the hoverboard drone delivery that has everyone buzzing. we'll be back in two minutes. i no longer live with the uncertainties of hep c. wondering, what if? i let go of all those feelings. because i am cured with harvoni.
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waterslide landing on the concrete over the weekend. luckily that young man is safe and sound and, boy, just scary incident but did raise questions about how safe these water parks are and alan korn with the child safety water organization is joining us now and thank you for joining us, alan. we just saw that video. we've seen some of this in the past but how common are these accidents? >> well, thankfully they don't happen all that much but as rides get larger, taller, faster, the dangers increase also, so you can't throw caution to the wind. they do happen. in fact, last year, a child was killed on the -- what was marketed as the tallest slide in the world. this was in kansas and the child hit his head on the slide as he was going down and unfortunately unlike this case he died. >> yeah, it's so scary as we're coming up on water park season. i know my kids like to go to our nearby one multiple times during the year so as a parent, i want
to know who is in charge of regulating these rides, keeping them safe? >> well, in my view the responsibility is two parts. one are the designers of the rides. i mention they get faster, kids want faster and higher and stronger and the rides get more dangerous so you have to design these rides before you open to the public in a proper fashion and then the second is the owners and operators of these parks. you have to inspect them daily, in fact, i'd inspect them more than once daily. in this particular case i looked at the video. it looked like an awful lot of water was going down that tube. this was the first day this park was opened. maybe that needed to be recalibrated a bit to make it safe. we don't know. there will be an investigation but that's one thing to look at in this particular case. >> but as parents with kids who love to go on these waterslides in the summer, is there anything we can look for? you said about the water. we wouldn't know that. anything we can look for? >> we want kids to enjoy water parks and beat the summer heat at water parks around the country. you do not need to wrap them in
bubble paper but it is a good idea too before you release them into the park for the day of fun to remind them to pay attention to the instructions at the top and the bottom of the slide in this case, the posted qualifications for rides and behavior is important also so those are good things to remind kids of at the beginning of the day and throughout. >> all right, alan, we appreciate it. thank you. very good tips. now something most of us have to see to believe, a daredevil delivering the game ball at the portuguese cup final on what looks like a hoverboard made of drones. becky worley joins us with more. we've been waiting for this since "back to the future." is it finally here? >> ah, well, it was cool. the pilot took off from inside the stadium and brought the ball to the ref. probably a flight of 100 yards. he hit 200 feet in altitude and it looks like ten drone rotors connected to a platform of sorts.
he has a remote feel in his hand that controls the drone power, altitude and thrust. but he is steering by leaning. he's basically surfing his way to the landing spot. >> well, i can't surf anywhere water, land, not any -- not good for me. who created this and what was the inspiration for them to create this? >> well, some say it's the mind of stan lee come to life, they have called out the green goblin, enemy of spider-man, the obvious comparison. there's some rumors, though, it was inspired by marty mcfly's hoverboard from "back to the future." we look to the movies for all our cool gadgets, don't we? >> and it's been a dream since 1980 whatever so the big question, we all want to know, could this actually become a legit casual mode of transportation? >> well, you know, it goes farther back than the '80s, in 1957 the hiller flying platform was introduced. it looks like a guy hovering around in a tire. then there was -- remember all
the jetpack flying guys at the super bowls. that started in the '60s. we really want a flying device that's like a motorcycle. so much autonomy. >> i wanted one of those. >> there is more access to drones and the technology needed to make them. one entrepreneur, a guy making the fly board uses jet engines powered by kerosene fuel. but the answer to your question, amy, no, not yet. these are so not ready for mass market. all the up thrust that makes it possible means they're way too dangerous. you lean into a turn, lean too far, you flip. the up thrust turns to down thrust and you are plummeting to the earth at terminal velocity. >> i'm out. i'm out. >> that guy is a 10 drone. i'm probably like a 15 drone. >> we would definitely put money into its stock. >> coming up next. the new guidelines about hands only cpr that could help save a life.
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. white house shake-up. the white house communications director has resigned as two former trump campaign aides seen at the white house and new questions emerge about the russia investigation. the president appears to throw his full support behind jared kushner after those reports kushner tried to set up a back channel to talk to russia. big concerns from both republicans and democrats this morning. the heart health campaign that could save your life called hands only cpr. it's three simple steps. we'll tell you what you need to know this morning. ♪ i need some good news a prince in his prime william on the cover of "gq" speaking candidly about the loss of his mother. how he wishes diana met kate and the new photo shows him, kate and the kids and what he reveals about family life now.
"the bachelorette" takes a turn. who is this guy? >> i'm husband material. yeah! >> is he really husband material? we're taking you behind the scenes of rachel's first one-on-one date, the romance, the revelations and rachel's secret wing man, bachelor nation's new favorite, copper, the dog. ♪ we're saving the best for last. vanessa williams is here live and she's saying -- >> good morning, america. good morning, america. vanessa williams. happy tuesday to everyone. welcome to all of you. welcome to "gma." >> that's right. big welcome in the studio to come out on a tuesday. >> for everyone here and at home we have a summer parenting alert for everyone who has a kid
playing sports. we're looking at little league because there's been a spike in long-term injuries and jess mendoza is joining us. as you sit down to breakfast this morning, dave zinczenko is with us. he has great dish ideas. [ applause ] >> there he is. >> there he is. >> smoothies, lots of really good stuff to keep you energized without packing on the pounds and one of them requires coffee, not in the cup, in the dish. >> oh. >> so we'll tell you about it. >> same effect. >> it's very good. >> big reaction from everybody here. a lot coming up. amy, you have the news. the big story, the resignation at the white house, a key member of the president's communications team stepping down just as sean spicer returns to the podium today. senior white house correspondent cecilia vega has all those details. cecilia, good morning. >> reporter: amy, good morning to you and this is the first of what could be an even bigger shake-up to come. communications director mike dubke has only been on the job
three months. his resignation was expected. he's still coming into work. his last day has not yet been set but all comes as questions mount over why the president's son-in-law and adviser jared kushner attempted to create a communication back channel with the russian ambassador, some in the president's inner circle say it might be time for him to take a leave of absence. corey lewandowski over the weekend and former deputy campaign manager david bossie were spotted leaving the white house. there is talk here at the white house of the administration holding fewer press briefings. sean spicer will be back at the podium today for an on camera briefing after a 15-day absence from that podium. >> all right, cecilia, thank you. isis claimed responsibility for a bombing that targeted families at an ice cream shop. at least 15 people died in that attack in baghdad. it comes during ramadan when many families eat together at night. also brokingover night manuel noriega has died. he ruled panama from 1983 to
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stable, secure world saying he wants them to have a life outside the palace walls. movie buffs remember the significance of 88 miles per hour. that is the speed the famous delorean car on "back to the future" had to reach to travel through time. the flux capacitor activated. a fan of the movie was recently pulled over in california driving his own delorean and i want you to guess what speed the officer's radar showed. yep, 88. there it is. the officer got a good laugh. but guess what, he still wrote the $400 ticket. >> $400? >> he calls it a dream ticket. his mom was in the car and urged him to take it up to 88. >> is she going to pay the ticket? >> he's got to frame it. thank you. "pop news" time. yes, indeed. good morning, everybody. "pop news" time and we begin with chris pratt and john krasinski remembering those who serve on memorial day getting together to do the murph
challenge created in honor of late navy s.e.a.l. lieutenant michael murphy who died in afghanistan in 2005. >> on a day like today where we commemorate all those fallen heroes and we say thanks for all you do to make our dreams come true. >> so why are they huffing and puffing? >> tough workout. >> tough workout. they shared their message on social media after they completed the challenge which includes a one-mile run, not bad. then 100 pull-up, 200 push-ups, 300 squats and a second one-mile run all while wearing a 20-body vest. i mean, good for them. the challenge raises money and awareness for the lieutenant's scholarship fund. get out and do the murph challenge. also in "pop news" this morning, concertgoers got a major surprise at a steven van sant show this weekend when he called a friend up on stage, a musician he said was out of work
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to save someone's life is to do hands only cpr. >> reporter: the numbers are staggering. more than 90% of people who suffer out of hospital cardiac arrests will die. 70% of cardiac arrests happen at home. >> we want to do nothing short of changing the social norm by empowering people with knowing what to do. >> reporter: joining this crusade celebs like michael j. fox, julianne margulies and michael bloomberg all among the famous faces lending their help to #handsonlycpr. >> check to see if they're breathing, call 911 and start start chest compressions. >> it truly is life saving. >> reporter: doctors stress that speed is key. if you see someone who is not breathing and wait for medical help, well, then it's most likely too late. that's why this campaign is about everyone learning to do compressions. amy. >> all right, jesse, let's bring in dr. jen ashton.
so explain to us, jen, why these recommendations changed? >> it really has to do with statistics. there are about 350,000 out of hospital attacks a year. survival rate is poor. 90% die. for every one minute of down time without cpr survival rate drops by 10% and studies show cpr saves lives and hands only saves lives so that's the take home message. >> why are chest xregs alone enough to save a life. >> it's two main reason, number one, if you witness someone drop out of a hospital, they actually have enough oxygen in their blood if it's circulated and that's what the chest compressions are doing. the other thing is it's been shown and known that most lay public bystanders when doing the rescue breathing were oftentimes not doing it correctly and there would be a leak around the mouth, air would go into the stomach instead of the lungs so,
again, the key is initiating cpr. >> so for most people, the thought of having to do cpr on someone especially in that traumatic moment when they drop is a terrifying thing. you've performed it many times. what advice would you give people? >> so, in a hospital setting this is what i would tell my interns at the first code because even in a hospital people are nervous and i would tell them, this person is already technically dead. you cannot hurt them. all you can do is help and that is really important emotionally. logistically this needs to be driven home. we heard it in the piece. it bears repeating. activate 911 which means pointing to someone you in the black dress call 911 if you're on a cell phone tell the operator that and then start chest compressions hard and fast, we have the song a lot of people will remember the beat ♪ just dance ♪ >> 100 to 120 beats per minute but if you forget the song -- >> i always heard "stayin' alive" was one. >> any song hard and fast.
learn cpr. if there is a defibrillator there, use it. this should be the spring/summer missive to people. >> all right. thank you so much, dr. jen. we appreciate it. coming up a parenting alert after a spike in little league injuries. the signs that those aches and pains could actually be something more serious when we come back.
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pastime. and as summer approaches youth baseball is getting under way for millions of kids from coast to coast. when kids first start out playing little league it's all about the love of the game. >> i love this time of year, sun is out and little league season is here. >> who is going to get a hit today? >> before long the pressure to win pushes some kids into playing baseball year round or on multiple teams. dr. jeffrey dugas says more and more kids are suffering long-term injuries. the first sign of a problem, little league elbow. a painful precursor to the condition that leads to recon truck tiff elbow surgery or what's known as tomorrow economy john surgery. repetitive throwing can cause increased stress to the growth part in the inner part of the elbow resulting in inflorida make and sometimes the growth plate gets separated from the bone which may require surgery. >> start pitching around age 9 and that's when it starts and that's the real shame. some of these kids end up not being able to continue and play
a sport they love. >> reporter: jack is one of the lucky ones. he's been playing baseball since he was 5 but the 13-year-old pitcher recently tore part of the growth plate in his throwing elbow from the bone. >> right when i came through is when i felt it. >> he putted off a little bit of the growth plate where the tommy john ligament attaches and explains the pop and the, oh, no, that hurt. >> reporter: dr. dugas dered his injury did not require surgery yet for jack's mother jody it was a real wake-up call. >> we didn't expect the diagnosis. i was thinking tendinitis, inflammation. i was shocked. >> reporter: while demanding sports parents have made headlines mom and dad aren't always to blame. >> in the end they get hyper competitive but the kids do too. >> it's hard for him because he comes home and he'll get in the car and say, well, this person threw so many strikes today and, you know, in his mind he's worried about players getting -- taking his spot in i love it. i want the coaches to give me as
much as they want to give me. >> what's the one thing you miss the most. >> striking other kids out. who doesn't want to strike other kids out? >> dr. dugas says jack should be able to play again in just a few months. meanwhile, he has a message for all parent. >> at all times it should be fun. that's the thing the parents have 0 get across is that winning is not the only part of having fun. playing the game is still having fun and they have to enjoy just the playing of the game, not the winning of the game. >> more serious injuries like reconstructive elbow surgery used to be seen in college and pro athletes but now with a recent study nearly 60% of tomorrow economy john surgeries are at the high school level, some as young as 13 and there are three main ways according to the american sports medicine institute that we can prevent this. one is if you're tired, if you feel that pain in your elbow and shoulder stop. the whole idea of playing through it, don't do it. the second is when you think about overhand throwing, take
two to three months a year, sometimes even four months and just don't throw overhand whether it's baseball, football, go climb a tree, go have fun. and the third is making sure that you're not trying to light up the radar gun. i feel like this is the biggest one, that max effort, you're 9, 10, 11 years old. what happened to the purity of playing catch and not trying to throw the ball as hard as you can? >> well, you know what, jessica, like how much do you bench? it's just a challenging thing for most kids out there. you're a mother and also a coach of a little leaguer. what are the biggest challenges the parents of these kids face? >> i'm going through it right now. this is so close to home for me and when you think about it, it's the pressure versus the love of the game. get the kids out there and having fun and not just out there trying to get a pro scholarship. >> all right. thank you.
good morning to you. i'm natasha zouves. want to get right over to sue hall tracking a major issue on bart this morning. good morning. >> still ongoing. system wide, at least 30-minute plus delays between west oakland and 'em bar dero. -- embarcadero. still slow and go. we had a stalled vehicle. and multiple accidents in the peninsula and san jose. northbound 880 near bascom and 280 near
good tuesday morning. temperatures in the 50s just about everywhere. 61 at brentwood. that's the exceptions. bay bridge toll plaza, a backdrop to talk about the commute plan. going on the bay, afternoon, gusty after 9:00 and then breezes affect the bridges. mass transit, cool all day. 50s at the coast. 60s and 70s through thursday. warmer starting friday. natasha? >> i want my sun back, mike. thank you. have another update in 30 minutes and always on the free
abc7 news app. joan the whole team every welcome back to "gma" live from times square. welcome back to "gma," everybody. and as can you hear from the applause we have a great audience in here this morning. thank you, guys. you've been here and on top of that great audience you have to bring a great guest to the table. we are doing that right now starring in a new show called "daytime divas," please welcome vanessa williams. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ yeah we're all about a good time ♪ >> good morning. hi, guys. mwah. >> good to see you. >> good to see you. >> hi, how are you? >> mwah. good morning. [ applause ] wow. >> have you been here?
>> i have not been upstairs, the lounge, it's beautiful. love the energy. good morning, everyone. >> well, you know, we're happy you're here but you had a busy weekend this weekend. >> i did. i just got back from d.c., i sang at the -- our national member yeah dal capitol concert and what -- it was a teary event. the stories of the veterans, we had one who is 101 years old who fought in world war ii and did a secret mission and i stood next to the tuskegee airmen which was phenomenal but story after story of valor and courage and what people did to put their lives on the line for us so it was my second concert that i've done for memorial day but makes you feel so proud to be an american, so privileged to be here in this amazing country and every time they call, i feel it's my duty as an american to show up and do my best so i sang. [ applause ] yeah, i sang "let there be peace
on earth" and it couldn't be more appropriate to sing "let there be peace on earth" now. whoo. >> especially because how everything is now. but did it make your weekend go fast or seem like you had a long, slow weekend? just curious. >> well, no, it was nice to -- we did a dress rehearsal saturday then i had all sunday to relax then had the show so it was nice and slow. >> okay. >> a big fan of yours right now, miss falling springs, kentucky, jada is right over there. >> hi. how are you? >> and she's got a question for you. >> okay. >> go ahead. >> hi. >> good morning. >> good morning. i'm jada spaulding and i wanted to ask you a question. >> okay. >> do you have any advice for young girls my age being in the miss america system? >> how old are you? >> i'm 15. >> and what do you want to do? do you have any idea? >> i want to be miss america. [ applause ]
>> that's well and good but that shouldn't be your goal in life so what do you want to do as a woman in your life? >> i want to pursue musical theater. i would like to be on broadway. >> are you currently doing that now? are you in shows? are you studying. >> yes, i go to art school. >> you do. okay. all right. so broadway is your goal? >> yes. >> so keep doing what you're doing. when you go to college i would assume that you would find a major that has a musical theater bfa and make your way to a great program and the more you practice, the more experience you get, the more you learn about composers and choreographers and the skill that you need, you'll be ready for broadway. >> i love it. >> thank you. >> education, education. both my parents are music teachers so education was key in my household. >> it served you well. >> absolutely. >> you are kicking butt. we love this new show "daytime divas." it's based on star jones' book.
>> it is, it is. >> so you're the talk show host. did you draw on anyone in particular to inspire your character? >> well, maxine robinson is the producer and star of the show so it would be aka barb walters' position, a storied journalist with a stellar career and assembled these women for different points of view, so the name of the show is called "the lunch hour". that's the actual show we pretend to have on "daytime divas." but the diva part i think comes from star because star not only was on a talk show but she gets stuff done in a way that is so elegant and sassy that she is the epitome of a diva and i think that the divaliciousness comes from her and what i pull from her. >> is she hands-on. >> it came about because she called me and said i have ten episodes guaranteed of a show about pie book that was called
"satan's sisters" and it was -- [ laughter ] >> exactly. she had heart surgery and the doctor said i want you to do sog every day that will exercise your mind so what she did was she wrote every day and wrote and she wrote and she ended up compiling this -- these notes which ended up being "satan's sisters" and -- >> surprised you didn't use that for the tv show name. >> well, you know what i was in "666 park avenue." two demommic shows is my limit. >> we have a clip of "daytime divas" and we'll check it out right now in call the network. tell them i'm not going to the corporate retreat. it's a boys club. i refuse to be paraded around as the token female in a leadership role. and then confirm my ticket to paris for that weekend. ♪ oh no i won't back down from a fight ♪ >> i ordered thwore that six mo. take it out of rotation.
and i'll give it to my cleaning woman for her birthday. [ applause ] >> you are a really good diva. >> it is kind of typecasting. i have played wilhelmina -- >> i know. >> that's your character getting ready to go on stage. when you go out as vanessa, do you have a routine you go through. >> the only routine i have is when i'm on broadway or doing my music and usually do my own hair and makeup. got my music going. >> your own? >> yeah, yeah, so that's my routine. >> anti-maxine. >> it's very zen. >> did it make you want to do the whole thing. >> do a talk show and see what hours you guys come in, it's a commitment. it's a lot of work. >> you're really good at -- your answer to jada made me think -- there is a moonlighting job here. >> we'll see. i don't know. [ applause ] >> not only did you give her
great advice but you asked her great questions. i think you have a future, vanessa. i don't know. may have some afternoons open. check it out. >> exactly. >> and it is "daytime divas." it premieres monday june 5th on vh-1. check out vanessa williams, everybody. coming up we'll take you behind the scenes of last night's ba"t bachelorette" with her sidekick
this friday we're working with it "gma" live in central park. if party in the park. whoo. >> this friday only on -- ♪ good morning, america >> presented by king's hawaiian. >> i love little tucker's face. so sweet and we are back now on "good morning america." it's a lot of energy. back with a behind the scenes look at last night's "bachelorette" episode jam packed. if you saw it, celebrity guests and a very special one close to rachel's heart. it was fun, games, a pool party and a bombshell. as the bachelorette searches for true love. >> hello, gentlemen. >> ashton kutcher and mila kunis led off with a parent challenge obstacle to test the bachelor's
daddy skills and ended with him shoving his way to the finish. >> get out of my face. >> and then this. >> i'm husband material. yeah! >> reporter: but it wasn't the vaboom that reached her heart but romance. her one-on-one date with peter, the first one to get out of the limo on opening night. >> he is dreamy is probably the perfect word to describe him. there was no doubt in my mind to pick peter for the first date. >> reporter: but men get butterflies too. >> nerve-racking. a little when found out i would be the first date. >> reporter: a dream date. a day trip to palm springs by private jet, of course, with a surprise guest. >> i told him my best friend was coming on the date and out walks or out runs, hops copper is my dog, my little dog child. >> welcome to bark fest. >> it was a pool party for pups and their friends. >> and he loved it and copper warmed up to him which is important to me and it was fantastic.
like the day could not be going any better right now. >> reporter: copper raising big questions with bachelor nation. what happened to his leg? the pup already a huge hit with bachelor fans coast to coast. and he's got a comment on every contestant vying for rachel's heart. and we were just talking. everybody wants to know what happened to copper? well, after the episode rachel gave us an update tweeting inquiring minds want to know what happened to copper. he broke his toe jumping off of something so not too dramatic but glad to know. and you saw ashton kutcher and mila kunis. ashton said it's their guilty pleasure. it means white wines, vodka tonic and turn on "the bachelor" or "bachelorette." i'm with them. they legitimize everything i do. so a new one right here on abc. you know we're all good morning. i'm meteorologist mike nicco. any drizzle and fog starts to
dry and lift starting at 9:00. we'll be partly sunny this afternoon. 50s at the coast. mainly 60s for the rest of us. a slight chance >> that all brought to you by coppertone. michael, lara, let's head up to you. >> thank you very much, ginger. so, we're here with abc's nutrition and wellness correspondent dave zinczenko. congrats on a brand-new book. this one is called "zero belly breakfasts" and has more than 100 very quick recipes to help you get energized and it says shred. i don't want you to shred shredd pounds. who ate breakfast this morning? who remembered to eat breakfast? see, not a lot of people eat breakfast. >> nope. >> that is a giant mistake, right. >> 20% skip it and it is the number one way to start your day slimmer, healthier and more energized. >> you go the that? >> you'll make 200 food
decisions in the course of the day and if you screw up the first one it's going to mess everything else up. >> it really is a domino effect. >> yes, but if you make the right move you are going to end up boosting your metabolism, losing the belly fat, restoring gut health. we had 700 test panelists on the zero belly plan and losing 16 pounds in 14 days. >> you put a lot of research into these recipes. >> absolutely. >> they are easy and exampling right here. just before we get started digging in to these three dishes what is the number of calories we should consume at breakfast. >> 16%. about 320 calories for a 2,000-calorie diet. if you go to a chain restaurant, the average is 1100 calories. >> yeah, definitely. >> and then you'll end up getting empty calories instead of essential ones. >> the hash browns are a no go. >> do it right many take charge. >> i love this. avocado toast has become all the rage right now. >> yes. >> you do it, take it one step further with a sunnyside up. >> perfect pairing, avocado and
eggs, the new peanut butter and jelly and avocado is the best source of healthy fat and then the eggs, the yolk has so many nutrients and choline which helps to target belly fat and energize you. we add red pepper flakes. >> that's what i was going to ask you. there's a reason for that spice, right? >> it crushes cravings. and in this meal right here it's only 200 calories and you're getting a load of protein and fiber. >> and i just -- because i love avocados. can we just bust the myth right now that it's bad for you in any, way, shape or form. >> healthy fats can help you blast away fat. >> good. love this idea. it's in the book. in yeah, then you also -- tell me about what this is. >> okay, these are your overnight oats. oatmeal can be boring but this is one of the biggest new food tren trends, and you combine all the ingredients the night before. you are not doing any cooking and the next morning, you're waking up and you're -- you have
this delicious flavorful breakfast. what we're doing is adding kick here because we're adding coffee. so you add your favorite coffee to it the night before. >> like actually like the liquid coffee. >> yes, into the overnight oats and let it sit and the next morning you eat it and you're coming in at under 350 calories. it is so filling and you have a ton of protein and fiber. >> and what did you add in your -- thank you. what did you add in yours to get not only protein but flavor because oatmeal is not the most exciting choice. >> there's the oatmeal. chia seeds, cocoa powder and that's all combining with the coffee. >> did you get rid of the water? did you just use coffee to soak. >> yes. >> wow. that's fantastic and it's in the book. and then finally smoothies get a bad rap because everyone thinks they're so high in sugar. >> they can be sweet without the added sugar. i love smoothies and i have for ten years just talking about how
great they are. we have zero belly smoothies and in this case you have 60-second nutrition, instant weight loss, pi pineapple. tumeric is a spice you add, blend it. >> how do you keep the sugar down? >> it comes from the pineapple. seven grams of sugar but all natural. none is added in any of these meals. >> i have to tell you it's really, really good. seriously. congratulations on your book. everybody, the name of the book is "zero belly breakfasts." it's not out until june 13th but for you, everyone is getting a copy of it. [ applause ] most important meal of the day. our moms always said it. coming up, robin wright on "wonder woman" and the new season of "house of
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cards" and "wonder woman" star robin wright known for playing powerful characters and new her movie is no different. we recently sat down to talk about all of that. >> you expect the balancele to be fair. the battle will never be fair. >> you are in a groundbreaking movie. dominating women, taking over the world. how does that feel for you to be a part of that. >> truthfully i felt honored she asked me to be the general of an amazonian army. i'm like, yes. totally in. the most empowering was to get in that kind of physical shape. so we were doing horseback riding training, weight training, martial arts and 2,000 to 3,000 calories a day, probably like your regime when football was happening. >> you sound tougher than me. it sounds a lot harder than football. >> to be around all of those women, all of us supporting one another, cheerleading for one another, wanting everyone to do their very best was great. >> i felt empowered by it. >> why do you think? >> i think we live in a world
when we realize women can do more. women are as strong as we are. >> right. the choreography of these battle seek kens is not about the blood and the guts but it's success. it's the win. it's the art of war and let's make it a ballet because that's how women move. it was a dance while killing four people at the same time. >> you're stronger than this. >> who are you most excited to see this film? >> the next generation. those little kids and little men can say what you just said, women can do what we can do. yeah, we may not be as strong in our quads, but, you know, things like that, we can absolutely be on par. >> you always play strong characters and i've been a big fan of yours for a long time and especially clare underwood, "house of cards," season five. what can we expect? >> i'll tell you that things are going to become very difficult for francis and things are going to become very interesting for clare. >> nobody is going to watch
this -- come on. this is just me, the camera, i don't see a camera. >> recording what? and there's no him without her. >> there's no wonder woman without the general. >> you got that right. >> you got that right. [ applause ] the general robin wright, everybody and "wonder woman" opens in theaters this friday. make sure you go check it
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good morning to you. i'm natasha zouves. we're socked in right now, mike. when will that lift? >> next couple of hours an then high clouds dim the sunshine, cooler than average once again. hi, everybody. we have delays arriving about an hour late. that's the average into sfo. exercising, nothing extreme as far as heat. sunny and times out and about and on the bay starting at noon a small craft advisory. cooler than average through thursday, a little warm starting friday, at least away from the coast. sue? >> a couple of problems lingering. we have a recovering bart delay. we had a train disablged and cleared and 20-minute delays system wide now. sig alert for the san mateo alert. stalled truck out there. tow truck is stuck in traffic. natasha? >> good to know.
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